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  • n  the act of reconnoitring (especially to gain information about an enemy or potential enemy)
    an exchange of fire occurred on a reconnaissance mission

  • Single-seat, single-engine, high-altitude, reconnaissance aircraft.
  • Following that, we really had a reconnaissance of all the members.
  • A major step forward for surveillance and reconnaissance, the Advanced Hawkeye's powerful new radar system will increase the range of territory an aircraft can monitor by 300%.
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  • This is how a lone rock rolls on Mars
    NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has captured the track of a boulder rolling down a Red Planet slope — including the tread marks of the rock's irregularities. This particular slope is in an interesting area: Nili Fossae, a network of valleys that scientists say would …
    June 15, 2013 - MSNBC: Cosmic Log
  • Plastic could shield astronauts from space radiation
    By Mike WallSpace.comPlastic shielding could help protect astronauts from harmful radiation on long journeys through deep space, new observations from a NASA moon probe suggest.An instrument aboard NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) found that plastic reduces the radiation dose from fast-moving charged particles called galactic cosmic rays. Scientists have long suspected that this is the ...
    June 14, 2013 - NBC NEWS
  • Wired Space Photo of the Day: Dry Ice Tracks on Mars
    Several types of downhill flow features have been observed on Mars. This image from the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is an example of a type called "linear gullies." Linear gullies are characterized ...        
    June 14, 2013 - Wired News

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